Resource Guide: Youth shelters in the Greater Atlanta area

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Young People Matter

Young People Matter (YPM) is an emergency youth shelter in DeKalb County that serves homeless, abused, neglected and abandoned youth.  YPM is in currently in need of personal items for the youth such as clothing and toiletries, food and kitchen supplies and household items.

Atlanta Day Shelter

The Atlanta Day Shelter works to ease the burden of homelessness for women and children and assists in establishing self-sufficiency by providing comprehensive education and supportive services.

Atlanta Children's Shelter

Atlanta Children's Shelter assists in stabilizing homeless children and families by transitioning them into stable housing and sustainable employment.

Jesse's House Emergency Children's Shelter

Jesse's House is a non-profit organization that provides emergency and long-term care to youth who have suffered abuse or delinquency.  The shelter: serves high risk girls between the ages of seven and seventeen who are referred from the Department of Family and Children's Services or Department of Juvenile Justice; reunifies the residents with their families whenever possible; and provides a safe house until permanent placement is found.

Shelter Genesis

Genesis provides a supportive environment that enables homeless newborns and their families to achieve positive life outcomes for this generation and those to come.  The shelter serves families with a baby under six months of age.

Covenant House

Covenant House is the largest privately funded charity in the Americas providing loving care and vital services to homeless, abandoned, abused, trafficked and exploited youth.

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